I usually feel a bit nostalgic about the end of yet another fun-filled month, but I have to admit that this time, there was also excitement. Because it’s now September – the start of my very favorite season of the year, fall 🙂
But before we get into this year’s fall activities (and we will get into them, believe you me – I can’t wait 😉 ), let’s take a look at the Best of August 2016! Every month, I round up all the new posts I’ve written the previous month, feature the top 3 most popular ones, and include my personal favorite, and I did the same for August.
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The Top 3 Most Popular New Posts in August 2016
N thinks that rainbow bears are the.best.toy.ever! Clearly, many others feel the same way, as shown by the big interest in this simple rainbow bear printable. You can use it to work on color recognition, color sorting, rainbow order, color words, and more.
As you know, we’re all about super simple, engaging activities, and this one fits the bill perfectly. It’s an awesome indoor gross motor activity for toddlers to kindergarteners, just right for rainy days when there’s simplx too much energy going around that needs to be burned off. This is also the first non-printable activity that’s made its way into the top 3 in several months 😉
THE ebook for kids learning addition within 5, whether at home, in the classroom or after school. 57 pages and 10 different printable games and activities with a cute ocean creatures theme help learn and review all of the addition facts within 5. Most of the activities can be done independently, so they’re perfect for math centers in kindergarten and also make great busy bags or quiet time activities.
My Favorite New Post of August 2016
Picking my personal favorite this month wasn’t as much of a no-brainer as it was in some previous months, but at the end of the day, I had to go with The Letters in My Name. It was N’s first introduction to letters in a very hands-on, sensory way with colorful magnetic letters, rice, and plastic eggs. FUN!
All New Posts of August 2016
Sensory Activities and Science:
- The Letters in My Name
- Baby Play with Wooden Blocks in a Muffin Tin
- Summer Flower Sensory Soup
- Invitation to Play with Cups and Flowers
- Sensory Play with Dinosaurs
- Colored Scented Shaving Cream in the Water Table
Gross Motor Activities:
- None this month!
Math Learning Activities and Printables:
- Fall Food Fingerprint Counting Cards
- Mermaid Addition Memory Game
- Ocean Creatures Addition Printable Ebook
- Fall I Spy Game
- Fall Leaves Grid Game
Literacy Learning Activities and Printables:
- -ab Family CVC Word Maze
- N is for Nurse Dot Marker Coloring Pages
- I See Babies! Emergent Reader
- B is for Baseball Dot Marker Coloring Pages
Other Printables and Learning Activities:
- None this month!
- Best of July 2016
- Fun and Simple Sight Word Activities for Kids
- 20 Fun Literacy Activities for Toddlers
What were your favorite new posts in August? Let me know in the comments below!
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